Last edited 15 Jul 2024

Conservation articles and news

Church architecture awards 2024: now open

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The National Churches Trust has announced three awards, all of which are run in partnership with the Ecclesiastical Architects & Surveyors Association (EASA).

IHBC Yearbook 2024 Published

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The essential sector guide includes officers' updates and a foreword by EH Chair Gerard Lemos.

Historic England opens nominations for the National Blue Plaque Scheme

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The scheme is open to nominations to celebrate people from all walks of life.

Striking photos show nature reclaiming brutalist concrete

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‘Brutalist Plants’ explores nature’s links to the architectural style characterised by imposing form and exposed concrete.

Purcell’s guidance on RAAC for Listed Buildings in England & Wales

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The guidance specifically focuses on Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) in listed buildings.

IHBC Membership Journal Context - Latest Issue on 'Hadrian's Wall' Published

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The issue includes takes on the wall 'end-to-end' including 'the man who saved it'.

Heritage Building Retrofit Toolkit developed by City of London and Purcell

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The toolkit is designed to provide clear and actionable guidance for owners, occupiers and caretakers of historic and listed buildings.

70 countries sign Declaration de Chaillot at Buildings & Climate Global Forum


The declaration is a foundational document enabling progress towards a ‘rapid, fair, and effective transition of the buildings sector’

Bookings open for IHBC Annual School 12-15 June 2024

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Theme: Place and Building Care - Finance, Policy and People in Conservation Practice

Rare Sliding Canal Bridge in the UK gets a Major Update

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A moveable rail bridge over the Stainforth and Keadby Canal in the Midlands in England has been completely overhauled.

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